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prison

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈprɪzən/
B1 a place where criminals are kept as a punishment: He's spent most of his life in prison. She was sent to prison for two years.Prisons and parts of prisonsPutting people in prison
Translations of “prison”
in Korean 감옥…
in Arabic سِجْن…
in French prison…
in Turkish hapishane, mahpushane…
in Italian prigione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄, 監禁,關押, 關押制度…
in Russian тюрьма…
in Polish więzienie…
in Spanish prisión, cárcel…
in Portuguese prisão, cadeia…
in German das Gefängnis…
in Catalan presó…
in Japanese 刑務所, 拘置所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱, 监禁,关押, 关押制度…
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